Build Coordinator

Plymouth, MI /
Engineering and Programs – Test and Development /
Full Time
THIS IS WHAT YOU'LL DO:
·         Work closely with the Prototype Build Engineering manager and the Prototype Build Shop Manager
·         Responsible for coordination and scheduling of all company prototype buck and mule builds and usage
·         Coordinate w/ internal engineering teams and suppliers for parts availability
·         Coordinate with internal prototype shop teams for prototype parts and technician build support availability
·         Coordinate with engineering/testing/suppliers for evaluation support
·         Coordinate ordering parts for builds when necessary
·         Maintain detailed status of each build, its cost, its configuration, location, etc.
·         Track progress towards program deliverables and prioritize support
·         Communicate build status to respective stakeholders
·         Lead meetings to gather and disseminate information, as necessary
·         Evaluate potential program changes against foundational program requirements
·         Track and coordinate engineering design changes throughout prototype builds
 
THIS IS WHAT YOU'LL NEED:
·         Ability to work and communicate with cross functional teams
·         Knowledgeable in automotive components and their function within a vehicle 
·         5+ years automotive experience
·         Bachelor’s degree in engineering/technology field or related work experience
·         Experience with Microsoft Office Suite, Enovia, JIRA
·         Strong written and verbal communication skills
·         Strong team player
·         Ability to foster resolution to problems and issues
 
THIS IS WHERE YOU'LL WORK:
Department: Test and Development
Location: Plymouth, MI
 
RIVIAN DESCRIPTION:
Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract. 
 
As a company, we constantly challenge what’s possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations. 
 
We operate development centers in Plymouth, MI, Irvine CA and San Jose, CA, and Surrey, England, as well as a manufacturing facility in Normal, Illinois. 
Rivian is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: Rivian is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Rivian are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Rivian will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. Rivian encourages applicants of all ages.